HSBC Thought Leadership Forum
The State of Global Trade 2019
Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Patricia Gomes, Head of North America Global Trade and Receivables Finance
The New York Public Library
Celeste Bartos Forum
476 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Event Speaker and Moderator Bios
Patrick J. Burke
President and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC USA
Group Managing Director
HSBC Holdings PLC

Pat Burke is President and CEO of HSBC North America Holdings Inc., overseeing HSBC Bank USA, N.A., HSBC Markets (USA) Inc., and HSBC Finance Corporation, positions he assumed in November 2014. He also serves as an Executive Director of HSBC North America Holdings Inc., HSBC USA Inc., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., and HSBC Finance Corporation. Burke is also a Group Managing Director of HSBC Holdings PLC.

Prior to his current role, Burke served as President and CEO of HSBC Finance Corporation, where he is also Chairman of the Board.

Burke began his career at HSBC in 1989, serving as Deputy Director, Mergers and Acquisitions and Vice President of Strategy and Development.  He held various senior leadership positions with HFC Bank in the United Kingdom, HSBC Financial Corporation Canada, and HSBC Card and Retail Services.  Burke also served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Card and Retail Services from 2010 to 2014.

He serves on the boards of The Clearing House and the Partnership for New York City; and he is a Member of the 30% Club in the United States.

Burke received his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University. He also earned a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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